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Michael Tee

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From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« on: April 30, 2010, 12:33:19 PM »
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/04/29/drill-baby-drill-champion_n_558014.html

Not a word on the subject from either Uncle Tom (a.k.a. "Michael") Steele or from the Pitbull with Lipstick.  Nada.  They blog on lots of other things, just not on this one.  Silent Night.  The Silence of the Lambs.  Anything and everything.  Everything and nothing.  On the Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico . . . nichts.  Rien.  Nuffin.

Hilarious.  Sad, of course, but hilarious nonetheless.

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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2010, 01:21:27 PM »
How hypocritical coming from the king of deafening silence, on a plethora of other issues
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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2010, 01:32:24 PM »
You gotta be kidding?

I say DRILL BABY DRILL!

If mankind gave up every time a rare
accident happened we'd still be living caves.

I guess we should not rebuild New Orleans
because every 50-100 years a disaster strikes?

Freaking joke!

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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2010, 01:53:53 PM »
I guess we should not rebuild New Orleans
because every 50-100 years a disaster strikes?


actually maybe thay shouldn`t
I remember one news spot which a reporter was from there and she talked about how many of her relatives died from the previous flood.

mean living there will risk your family evey generation and don`t forget the massive property damage.

but then I live in earthquake country.


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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2010, 02:24:08 PM »
New Orleans can be rebuilt, with proper precautions and MONEY SPENT, there is no reason why the city has to be flooded again.  Except of course "saving taxpayer dollars."

Drilling for oil?  It's INEVITABLE that another spill will occur.  It's the nature of the beast.  Nobody had to have that undersea oil anyway.  This insanity has to stop somewhere.

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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2010, 02:29:30 PM »
I was under the impression the undersea oil is limited . meaning it`s better to be left alone until a serious shortage has occured.

is this data still correct?

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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2010, 02:33:31 PM »
I thought all oil was limited in the sense that it takes millions of years to form the stuff.

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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2010, 02:45:19 PM »
I meant how much that can be extracted

I leanred this from some congresswoman talking about the economics of oil drilling.

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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2010, 02:53:23 PM »
I am thinking "Spill, baby, spill, is not so good a slogan.

I seemed to me that Palin saying "Drill, baby, drill" sounded rather sexual, coming from a woman.

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It is impossible to get ALL the oil from any well. They can get maybe 65% out of most wells. Thet can inject seawater, or steam and cause the heavier oil to come out, for example.

There is a cost factor involved, as with all minerals: if they cost more to extract than they are worth, it is better to just leave them where they are.
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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2010, 03:08:52 PM »
drill baby drill - yeah drill drill drill go for it!!! I love the smell of exhaust fumes in the morning. plus what the heck, oil seeps into the oceans naturally all the time...

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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2010, 03:24:47 PM »
makes sense
a sea platform would definately cost more than a regular land system.

I know someone whose family land has oil , but it`s too deep to be cost effective to drill.

but when gas hit $4 it finally got drilled.

oil is a waiting game in cost of feul and technology to help lower overhead

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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2010, 03:55:58 PM »
http://abcnews.go.com/WN/Politics/obama-opens-offshore-drilling-oil-gas-exploration/story?id=10249811

Says Uncle Tobama:

"But the bottom line is this: Given our energy needs, in order to sustain economic growth, produce jobs and keep our businesses competitive, we're going to need to harness traditional sources of fuel even as we ramp up production of new sources of renewable, homegrown energy."
« Last Edit: April 30, 2010, 03:57:33 PM by BT »

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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2010, 05:31:05 PM »
energy is tricky
thiers too much politics involved to get things running

ex. coal

as you know it`s the primary economy of w. virginia so the chance of getting a windmill plant is possibly life threatening.
meaning it takes more than just having a cheap source of energy.

the crazy one is corn.
how people didn`t see it would effect our agri-economy is amazing.I didn`t see it.

talk about unforseen risk factors

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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2010, 05:43:03 PM »
I don't think its as tricky as you think Kimba, though its great political theater.  How many times have we heard that one of the biggest reasons we don't start any offshore or ANWR drilling is that "it'll take 10+years before we actually see any oil"?  And how long has that been being said?  How about 20+years.  Meaning we could have had a solid 10+years of actual tangible domestic oil, with the direct result of a a decrease dependence on foreign sources, decrease prices at the pump, decrease prices for all families to take trips, be it by car or plane, etc.

All the while alternative sources, could have been being worked on.  But as you could gather from Tee's tone, the hard core leftists & fanatical enviromentalists don't want us not to use any oil, thus you have the above rhetoric employed at every campaign stump when the notion of new offshore or ANWR drilling is brought up, as well as the politicalization of this incident in the gulf as some supposed smoking gun to why we can't/shouldn't. 
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Re: From the "Drill, Baby, Drill" Morons, a Deafening Silence
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2010, 05:51:39 PM »
<<drill baby drill - yeah drill drill drill go for it!!! I love the smell of exhaust fumes in the morning. plus what the heck, oil seeps into the oceans naturally all the time...>>

Funny how with all that "natural seeping" nobody had to go into emergency mode to save the beaches, the wildlife or the food sources such as the oyster beds, until this particular rig exploded.   Looks like there's a difference between a piss in the ocean and a damburst.